Honorary Senate

 

Josef Ackermann
Former CEO of Deutsche Bank AG

 

Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish
Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development

 

José Manuel Barroso
Former President of the European Commission

 

Ernesto Bertarelli
Former CEO Serono S.A. and Two-time winner of America’s Cup

 

Christof Bosch
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Robert Bosch Stiftung

 

Martin T:son Engstroem
Founder and Managing Director of the Verbier Festival and Academy

 

William H. Gates III
Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 

Ulrich Grete
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ecoscientia Foundation

 

Roman Herzog
Former Federal President of Germany

 

Klaus J. Jacobs (†)
Founder of the Jacobs Foundation

 

Henning Kagermann
President of the acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering

 

Walter B. Kielholz
Chairman of the supervisory board and former CEO of Swiss Re

 

Malcolm D. Knight
Former Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank AG

 

Pamela Mars
Member of the Board of Directors of Mars, Inc.

 

Angela Merkel
Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

 

Joachim Milberg
Former CEO of BMW AG / Former President of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering

 

Ferdinand K. Piëch
Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG

 

Johannes Rau (†)
Former Federal President of Germany

 

Annette Schavan
Former Germany´s Federal Minister of Education and Research

 

Shri Kapil Sibal
Indian Minister for Law and Justice

 

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
Member of the Thai Royal Family

 

Gunnar Stålsett
Bishop emeritus of Oslo and member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee

 

Edmund Stoiber
Former Minister-President of Bavaria

 

Marcus Storch
Former Chairman of the Nobel Foundation

 

Tony Tan
President of the Republic of Singapore

 

Erwin Teufel
Former Minister-President of Baden-Wuerttemberg

 

Klaus Tschira (†)
Co-founder of software company SAP AG and Founder and Executive Director of the Klaus Tschira Foundation

 

Daniel Vasella
Former CEO of Novartis AG

 

Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker
Secretary General of the Human Frontier Science Program

 

Martin Winterkorn
Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG

 

Hansjörg Wyss
Swiss entrepreneur and philantropist